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Ten taboo-breaking love scenes

4 Personal Questions People Seem to Think Are Small Talk

Small talk gets a bad rap, most people assuming it's an activity reserved for boring assholes with a passionate interest in weather.<p>Photodisc/Getty …

5 Life Hacks That Can Change an Introvert's Life

At various times in my life I have battled with shyness, and even in my later years when that was more or less under control, I've still tended just …

The Most Astounding Must-Read Science Fiction And Fantasy Books In June

There's never been a greater time to be a fan of science fiction and fantasy books — the sheer number of great reads coming out every month can be …

Books

Classic Movie Posters Prove that Everything Is Better in Swedish

These classic movie posters, created for Swedish audiences, make art out of even the cheesiest movies of the early twentieth century.<p>Metropolis, …

Posters

Neuroscientists Are Developing an Entirely New Way of Shooting Movies

One of the delights of watching <i>Gravity</i> is director Alfonso Cuorón's habit of shooting important scenes in one, long take with no cuts. Now, a …

Neuroscience

The 7 Best New Anime Series You Need to Be Watching

The coming of spring means many things, as life springs anew, tulips bloom, and of course, a new season of anime shows hits the air in Japan. While …

Speciella filter för den kreative fotografen

Att hålla glasskivor, kristaller och annat framför sitt kameraobjektiv är inget nytt men det kan vara både lite jobbigt att hitta bra saker samt …

Tio tips om sömn

Det här med sömn kan vara komplicerat så därför är det bra att det finns videos som denna som ger oss tio tips om hur man somnar och sover på bästa …

The Origin Of Lightsabers, According To George Lucas

This 15-minute <i>Star Wars</i> featurette won't tell <i>you</i> how to make an actual lightsaber, but it will explain how director George Lucas and his team created …

George Lucas

Can Galactic Empires Exist Without Faster-Than-Light Travel?

My newest science fiction novel, <i>Lockstep</i>, was recently serialized in <i>Analog</i> magazine. Reactions have been pretty favourable — except that I've managed …

Black Moon's Insomnia Epidemic Is The Most Unsettling Apocalypse Of All

We're living in a golden age of apocalyptic books right now, with everybody from Margaret Atwood to Cormac McCarthy to Colson Whitehead telling …

Horror

A Treasury of Rare and Weird Star Wars Posters From Around the World

Nothing could be more familiar than the original <i>Star Wars</i> poster, featuring Darth's head looming over our light saber-wielding heroes. But that …

10 Forgotten Secrets of Great Movie-making From The 80s

Everybody wants to recapture the glory days of 80s movies these days. Everywhere you look, they're remaking 80s classics or paying homage to the …

Siblings

We might be destroying the universe just by looking at it

It's not often that astronomy goes well with the book of Genesis. But this is a theory that evokes the line, "But of the tree of the knowledge, thou …

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Two fans broke onto Star Trek: TNG sets to film their own documentary

In 1988, two fans of <i>Star Trek: The Next Generation</i> broke onto the Paramount lot and wandered through the Enterprise sets, filming a homemade …

Can we build an artificial superintelligence that won't kill us?

At some point in our future, an artificial intelligence will emerge that's smarter, faster, and vastly more powerful than us. Once this happens, …

Singularity

A Cool Sci-Fi Game Where You're Stuck On A Giant Jumbo Jet

CONSORTIUM is a first-person game, with shooting in it, but it's not a first-person shooter. Despite the sci-fi setting, and the constant narrative …

10 Books That Will Change the Way You Understand the Mind

A new wave of science fiction, from the show <i>Person of Interest</i>to the movie <i>Her</i>, features artificial intelligences whose minds are truly alien. These …

14 Terrifying Japanese Monsters, Myths and Spirits

The Japanese are very much into their spirits. There are hundreds of them, many harmless, many tragic, and more than a few just mischievous. There …

Horror

All the Essential Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Coming in 2014

There's a ton of ambition on display in this year's science fiction and fantasy books. Bestselling authors are stretching out of their comfort zones, …

Books

Stanisaw Lem's Summa Technologiae portrays a grim and sober singularity

Stanislaw Lem's <i>Summa Technologiae</i> was first published in 1964 in Poland. Now, some 50 years later, the publication of the English translation by …

Fox grabs scifi thriller Influx for a movie adaptation

In Daniel Suarez's upcoming book <i>Influx,</i> someone is imprisoning the world's technological geniuses to keep technology from advancing too far. It's an …

Eileen Gunn's strange thought experiments will unravel your mind

Plenty of science fiction and fantasy authors do "thought experiments" — but few of them disregard experimental safety protocols with quite as much …

Books

Top 10 Favorite Films of 2013

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2013

This was a banner year for science fiction and fantasy books — and choosing the year's best titles was harder than usual. From time-slashing serial …

Books

The Most Beautiful Space Stations in the Universe

Everybody loves a gorgeous spaceship that can zoom through the cosmos — but there's something majestic and beautiful about a space station, that …

15 Books That Will Change the Way You Look at Robots

What will robots really be like when they finally achieve a human level of intelligence and autonomy? No one knows for sure, but we've put together a …

Books